bleaching powder


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Synonyms for bleaching powder

a white powder comprised of calcium hydroxide and chloride and hypochlorite and used to bleach and/or disinfect

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The bleaching powder is dangerous for the health of public, as spots could be created on the body due to its reaction.
Sodium hypochlorite - bleaching powder - in a hot 10% solution kills both the bacilli and the spores.
An explosion rocked a bleaching powder plant in Kochi, capital of Kochi Prefecture, on Monday night, triggering a leakage of chlorine gas in the vicinity, local fire officials said.